Calendar

Oct
15
Wed
Science Museum lecture @ Mohns Center/Sheridan College
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Science Museum continues their Fall 2014 lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The lecture will be “A Biological Arms Race” by Holly Martin at 7 p.m. Martin is on the Biology Faculty at Gillette College. The lecture will be held in the Mohns Center at the Sheridan College, 3059 Coffeen Ave. For more information, contact Misty Bateman at mbateman@sheridan.edu.

Oct
16
Thu
Vote for Sheridan College in “Celebrate Arbor Day”
Oct 16 @ 4:24 pm – Oct 22 @ 11:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Back in May, volunteers helped plant 32 tress on the Sheridan College campus for Arbor Day and now the college has been selected as a finalist in the “Celebrate Arbor Day” event contest offered by Tree Campus USA. Tree Campus USA is a national program that recognizes colleges for effective forestry management on campuses and for engaging faculty, staff and students in conservation efforts. Public voting began on Oct. 15 and will conclude Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 10:59 p.m. To vote, visit www.arborday.org/vote. There is one vote allowed per person every day. Five winners will be selected and announced on Friday, Oct. 24. Winners will receive funding and promotional gear to help in hosting their Arbor Day events in 2015.

Knights of Columbus spaghetti feed @ Knights Hall
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The Knights of Columbus are having a spaghetti dinner on Thursday, Oct. 16. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids ages five to 12, or $20 for a family. All proceeds benefit the Legacy Pregnancy Center. The dinner will run from 5-7 p.m. and will be held at the Knights Hall, 301 E. Brundage St. Call the Holy Name Catholic Church for more information at 672-2848.

Sagebrush Reception for Ceramics @ Sagebrush Community Art Center
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sagebrush Community Art Center will host “Ceramics Invitational,” an exhibition featuring works in clay by well-known ceramicists and college art instructors from around the state. The opening reception is Thursday from 5-7 p.m. The reception is open to the public, and refreshments will be served. The Sagebrush Art Center is located at 201 E. Fifth St.

Book signing with author Craig Johnson @ Sheridan Stationery
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — Author Craig Johnson will sign copies of his book “Wait for Signs” on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Sheridan Stationery, Books and Gallery located at 206 N. Main St. For more information call Robby Smith at 674-8080.

’42nd Street’ encore preformance
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The cast of the WYO Theater’s gala fundraiser will perform encores of ‘42nd Street’ this week.
Shows are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students and may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office or by calling 672-9084.

The musical set in 1933 celebrates the stuff that dreams are made of and celebrates the story of hard work, being in the right place at the right time, talent and love. It focuses on aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer and takes us along her journey.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.

Meet and Greet with Dayton Candidates @ Tongue River Valley Community Center
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

DAYTON—Meet and greet Dayton’s local candidates for Mayor and Town Council on Thursday. Ask questions so that you can make an informed vote on Nov. 4. The event is being held at the Tongue River Valley Community Center from 7-9:30 p.m. For more information, call the Community Center at (307) 655-9419.

Oct
17
Fri
Big Horn Woman’s Club Meeting @ Big Horn Woman's Club
Oct 17 @ 1:30 pm

BIG HORN— The October meeting of the Big Horn Woman’s Club will be on Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on 314 S. Second St. “Death at our Doorstep: The Fort Phil Kearny Saga” will be presented by Don Fisk. This meeting is free and open to all women. For more information call Kathy Hosford at 674-7656.

Sheridan AARP chapter meeting @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The local Sheridan AARP chapter will host its monthly meeting tonight at the Senior Center at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the pubic and attendees are encouraged to bring a covered dish to share. Dan Lick from the People Assistance Food Bank will address members of the meeting about the community’s needs and how the AARP can help. For more information call the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240. The Sheridan Senior Center is located at 211 Smith St.

Oct
18
Sat
Free Landfill Weekends @ Sheridan County Landfill
Oct 18 @ 7:30 am – Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan landfill is having free landfill weekends for city and county residential customers in October to help with fall clean-up. You can dispose up to one ton of household trash per visit at no charge. There will be a charge for car batteries and ties, and refrigeration units that have not been decommissioned. Hazardous waste will also be accepted. The first free weekend is this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The next free weekend is Oct. 25 and 26 during the same time. The landfill will be closed on Sundays beginning Nov. 1. For more information on landfill and recycling operations, call 674-8461.

Birding at the Brinton @ Brinton Museum
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Join instructor Dr. Jackie Canterbury for “Birding at the Brinton” next Saturday from 9-11 a.m. All ages and abilities are welcome, especially beginners. This event is free and open to the public. The museum is located 239 Brinton Road in Big Horn. For more information call Sarah Mentock at 763-0976.

AAUW 100th Anniversary Celebration @ Best Western Sheridan Center
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan Chapter of the AAUW is having their 100th anniversary on Saturday. The event is at the Best Western Sheridan Center, 612 N. Main St. from Noon until 2 p.m. Open to everyone, there will be a lunch as well as a live auction. Tickets are $35 per person. Tickets are available at Sheridan Stationery or by emailing Jolene Olson at jubileew@fiberpipe.net or Val Burgess at vburgess@burgessdesigngroup.com. For more information, call Jolene at (307) 672-5932.

Dayton chili cook off and dance @ Dayton Community Hall
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DAYTON—The Dayton Benefit Club is having a chili cook off and dance on Saturday from 4-9 p.m. This event is open to the public and will be at the Dayton Community Hall. Guests may enter red or green chili at $10 per crock pot. There will be chili, cinnamon rolls, carrot and celery sticks and applesauce sold for $5 a plate. For more information call Judy Taylor at 752-1932.

WYO Theater’s Gala Fundraiser @ WYO Theater
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The WYO theater is having their 25th Anniversary Gala fundraiser next Saturday, Oct. 18. ‘42nd Street’ will be the featured play of the gala, with hor d’oeuvres by Frackleton’s and dessert by Red Velvet. Tickets are on sale now at www.wyotheater.com or by calling 672-9084.

Oct
19
Sun
Big Horn Mountain Polka Club meeting @ Elks Lodge
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Big Horn Mountain Polka Club will meet Sunday at the Elks Lodge, 45 W. Brundage St. From 1-5 p.m. there will be music by “Just Us Two”, a band from Billings. For more information call Jean Arzy at 672-3623.

Oct
20
Mon
Healthy Back Class @ Sheridan YMCA
Oct 20 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan YMCA is offering a free “Healthy Back Class” designed by medical professionals to help individuals strengthen their backs. It is a three week class, and the class is limited to 15 participants. You must sign up to be in the class by calling the YMCA at 674-7488. The program starts on Monday and runs Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:15-1:15 p.m. through Nov. 5.

SCSD 1 to appear on PBS “Farm to Fork”
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm

SHERIDAN— Sheridan County School District 1 new lunch program will be featured on the Wyoming PBS program “Farm to Fork” on Monday at 8 p.m.

The “Farm to Fork” program explores the growing “direct to market” economy in Wyoming by meeting with ranchers, growers and herders, learning from experts around the state about food and agriculture trends, then meeting the local chefs and marketplaces they supply, according to Wyoming PBS.

This school year, Sheridan County School District 1 parted ways with the USDA school lunch program at Big Horn and Tongue River middle and high schools in order to expand and enhance its lunch offerings and to begin using local ingredients. The program will re-air on Oct. 24 at 10 p.m., Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. and Oct. 28 at 11:30 p.m. The show will be available to stream online after the Monday premiere.

Oct
21
Tue
After Hours and Brown Bag Lectures @ Downtown Sheridan Association
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 22 @ 1:15 pm

SHERIDAN—For the next series of Brown Bag and After Hours lectures by Lynn Gordon, she will focus on fear.

The After Hours lecture is on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a repeat of the seminar on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. Both lectures will be held at the Downtown Sheridan Association.

For more information call 307-674-6446 ext. 2200. The lectures are offered by Family and Personal Counseling Center and Sheridan College Community Education.

Sheridan Senior Center Bluegrass Night @ Sheridan Senior Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Senior Center is having a bluegrass music night on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Free and open to the public. The event is located at 211 Smith St. For more information, call Bill Bradshaw at (307) 751-1852.

Oct
23
Thu
Local congressional office hours @ Sheridan YMCA
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Field representatives for Wyoming’s congressional delegation will host office hours Wednesday at the Sheridan County YMCA.
The office hours provide area residents an opportunity to discuss issues, views, questions and concerns with the field representatives. The comments and concerns will be relayed to Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Rep. Cynthia Lummis.
The office hours will be held from 11 a.m. to noon.
The Sheridan County YMCA is located at 417 N. Jefferson St.
For more information, contact any of the three congressional offices:
• Enzi’s Gillette office: 682-6268;
• Barrasso’s Sheridan office: 672-6456;
• Lummis’ Sheridan office: 673-4608.

Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing @ Sheridan College
Oct 23 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

SHERIDAN — Join the Sheridan College Museum of Discovery for a partial solar eclipse viewing Thursday. There will be a solar telescope and solar viewing glasses at the event which will take place in-between the Science Center and Whitney Building. The eclipse will last from about 3:45 p.m. until 5:15 p.m., with the estimated maximum eclipse occurring around 4:20 p.m. The college is located at 3059 Coffeen Ave.

Story chili cook-off and Fall fest
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

STORY— Story is having their second annual chili cook-off Thursday as part of their Fall Festival at the Story School. Contestants are needed and entry forms are available at the Story school, Story store and the Story library. For more registration information call Stevie Phillips at 752-6140. The Fall Festival is from 5-7 p.m. and features the chili cook-off, family photos, cake walk and tons of activities and games.

Free Legal Advice Clinic @ Founders Hall/Sheridan College
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN— The Sheridan Bar Association along with the Sheridan College are holding a free legal advice clinic on Thursday, Oct. 23. From 6-9 p.m. at the Founders Hall, lawyers will be present to answer your legal questions for free. To schedule an appointment, call the Wyoming Center for Legal Aid at 307-777-8383.

Sheridan County Historical Society @ Holy Name Parish
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN—The Sheridan County Historical Society will hold their annual meeting Thursday at the Holy Name Parish Center at 260 E. Loucks St. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. with a short business meeting followed by a program presented by Warren Mischke. The event is free and open to the public. Mischke will have a presentation focusing on the history of elk in the Bighorn Mountains. Mischke is a retired Wyoming Game and Fish professional with 36 years of experience. His career began at the fish hatchery in Tensleep before moving throughout the state with postings in Star Valley, Rock River, and Sundance. He transferred to Sheridan as an Information Specialist. There will be light refreshments served following the presentation. For more information related to the meeting, contact John Woodward at the Sheridan County Museum (307) 675-1150.

Oct
24
Fri
’42nd Street’ encore performance
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The cast of the WYO Theater’s gala fundraiser will perform encores of ‘42nd Street’ this week.
Shows are scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Tickets cost $20 for adults and $10 for students and may be purchased through the WYO Theater box office or by calling 672-9084.

The musical set in 1933 celebrates the stuff that dreams are made of and celebrates the story of hard work, being in the right place at the right time, talent and love. It focuses on aspiring chorus girl Peggy Sawyer and takes us along her journey.

The WYO Theater is located at 42 N. Main St.